October 2013 Blog Posts (43)

A French DLP in a public school Downtown Manhattan?

A French DLP in a public school Downtown Manhattan?

Bilingual education for children is the future of education in New York City with many public

and private schools already realizing that future now. There are over 400 Spanish Dual Language

Programs, 7 French DLPs and countless others languages in the city but very few Downtown.

Why a Dual…

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Added by Hélène Godec on October 31, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Tuesday, Nov 26 - Creating a French-English Dual-Language Program in the East Side (East Harlem/Upper East Side)

The East Side parent group is proud to present the following information session. On Tuesday, November 26th at 6pm at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, 972 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10075…

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Added by Marine Behilil on October 31, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Fun Materials to Teach Letter Formation

By Kirstylee L Moody

Teaching children the correct way to form letters is much more important than most people think. Children must learn to start at the top of the letter and end at the bottom right of the letter (in most cases). Using correct letter formation helps children write more quickly and more accurately.

There are…

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Added by Le Petit Paradis Preschool on October 31, 2013 at 9:28am — No Comments

Qui sera le prochain inventeur Quirky? A vous de décider ce 6 novembre 2013 à 12h00!



Quirky est une entreprise américaine basée à New York City et qui a officiellement lancée son mouvement en France en partenariat avec Auchan le 11 septembre dernier. Nous rendons l’invention accessible en développant et…

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Added by Agathe ANSELME on October 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Don't forget! Bonjour NY is offering Adult Lessons!

we are beginning our 12 week Fall Semester - Adult French Classes!

Brooklyn & Manhattan locations - come join us!

www.bonjourny.com

Added by Bonjour NY on October 30, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Read about Ballet Preljocaj history at BAM

Ballet Preljocaj, the name of Angelin Preljocaj’s company based in Aix-en-Provence, France, pinpoints his stylistic roots. Yet his movement, while maintaining the elegant lines of ballet and an inherent structural grace, is hardly limited to the ancient dance form. Thematically, as well, the French choreographer ranges widely, from classic story to pure form.…

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Added by Raphaele de Boisblanc on October 30, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments


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In the Spotlight: Moreen Tonny

This ‘behind the scenes’ shot is of Moreen Tonny, an intern at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, who has been at the forefront of the ‘dual-language revolution’ in New York City.

Having emigrated from Haiti just three years ago, Tonny has been motivated by her personal experiences in Port au Prince, where she recalls the societal implications of…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on October 29, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Creating a French-English Dual-Language Program in Astoria and Long Island City

Creating a French-English Dual-Language Program in Astoria and Long Island City.The Astoria-LIC parent group is proud to present the following information session. On Monday, November 4th at 6pm at the Queens Library - Steinway Branch (21-45 31 Street, Long Island City, NY 11105 -(718) 728-1965)

RSVP necessary: duallanguage.astoria@gmail.com

Targeted…

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Added by New York in French on October 29, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

French Dual Language Program/School Tour at P.S. 20 in Brooklyn on November 13 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Looking for a French Dual Language Kindergarten Program for your child next year? On Wednesday, November 13, from 9 to 10 am, join us for a school tour of P.S. 20 - The Clinton Hill School in Brooklyn. P.S. 20 currently serves grades Pre K through Grade 5, and offers wonderful cluster classes in the Visual Arts and Choral and Instrumental…

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Added by Shareen Anderson on October 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

How to Teach Your Child the Alphabet

By Jacqui O'Brien

It's as easy as A B C... isn't it?

We use the alphabet to imply simplicity, yet knowing the alphabet is crucial to your child's education. Letters are the building blocks of words and knowing the letters of the alphabet are the first step to learning to read, and your child will need to know the alphabet for using the…

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Added by Le Petit Paradis Preschool on October 29, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments

Come join our wondeful team at Rated SR - Socially Relevant Film Festival New York!

As Rated SR - Socially Relevant Film Festival New York  (www.ratedsrfilms.org) gets closer, and as we expand by welcoming new partners on board such as…

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Added by Nora Armani on October 28, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Staged reading in French of easy to follow sketches in "radio format"

"Les joueurs de l'esprit" are presenting a series of small scenes in French with "follow along" notes in the program.  Professional actors will perform pieces by Chevalier & Laspales, Ionesco, Pierre Dac and others on Friday 8th November and Saturday 9th evenings, and Sunday 10th…

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Added by Philippe on October 26, 2013 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Bonjour NY - French Lessons for Adults! Brooklyn & Manhattan locations!

Dear Families,

 

Bonjour NY is exited to offer Adult Lessons!!!

The Fall Semester begins next week - October 29th & 30th!

We offer a twelve week session -

evening classes from 6:30pm to 8pm - and 

we accommodate all levels!

fee: $360 for the…

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Added by Bonjour NY on October 25, 2013 at 3:52pm — No Comments

SPECIAL EVENT: Marcel Bozonnet at La Maison Française of NYU

We're thrilled to welcome Marcel Bozonnet for a special lecture/reading here on Saturday, November 2nd, at 7:00 p.m.

Marcel Bozonnet: La Langue et le sentiment

Formé à…

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Added by La Maison Française of NYU on October 24, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Help Your Child Develop Social Skills with Toys and Games

By J Russell Hart

Most parents want their children to have good social skills. Without them, your child will not be able to make friends and so will not have a happy life at school or anywhere else. It's up to parents to help their child develop in this way - and toys and games can be good tools to use.

Even though physical and mental…

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Added by Le Petit Paradis Preschool on October 24, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

Creating French-English Dual-Language Programs for Everyone

In New York City, there are 22,000 children living in homes where French is spoken daily. For many families, there are no available options for schooling their children in French, or helping them maintain their home language and their heritage. Together, we can create French-English Dual Language Programs (DLP) in public…

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Added by New York in French on October 23, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Build Self Esteem and Responsibility in Your Preschooler

By D TaRelle F Tullis

Preschoolers love to help. This makes them feel important and needed. They love to be productive and feel like they are making a contribution, in other words helping makes them feel special. When you think about it we all love to help. There is something about helping others that makes us feel better about ourselves. We…

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Added by Le Petit Paradis Preschool on October 22, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments

MS 256 French Dual Language Program School Tour Dates & Enrollment Open to Manhattan Residents

The French Dual Language Program at MS 256, located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, is open to all students who are residents of Manhattan and applicants will be screened to establish their proficiency in both English and French. The program is open to participants of elementary school French Dual Language and Bilingual Programs as well as…

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Added by Naomi Fraser on October 21, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Parents want French dual language program

Winni Zhou/ Columbia Journalism School

Fabrice Jaumont usually does not work on weekends. But one Saturday last month, he prepared a bundle of handouts and brought them to Bryant Park as part of a Taste of France event, where he met with parents and public school principals who…

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Added by Winni Zhou on October 18, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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Guadeloupe in New York City

 

With Columbus Day shortly behind us, one can continue to thank him and his peers for the discovery of another beautiful country: following his location of other Caribbean islands, in 1493 Christopher Columbus reached Guadeloupe -- originally called Karukera (“island of beautiful waters”) by the Caribs.

 

Guadeloupians, who claim…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on October 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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